Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

The University of Texas at San Antonio received a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation for programs to increase student diversity in STEM programs. The grant will fund scholarships for women and students from underrepresented groups in computer science disciplines.

The College of St. Rose in Albany, New York, received a $1 million grant from the Pussycat Foundation, founded by the late Helen Gurley Brown, editor of Cosmopolitan magazine. The grant money will be used for leadership training programs for women on campus.

The University of Kentucky received a $4.9 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. The grant will fund programs to expand and improve treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorder in rural areas of Kentucky. The project is under the direction of Agatha Critchfield, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Simmons College, a women’s college in Boston, received a two-year grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will examine how advanced broadband measurement capabilities can support the infrastructure and services needed to respond to the digital demands of public library users in the United States.

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